Hamilton Naturalists' Club

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Hamilton Naturalists' Club

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Beschrijving

Bestaansperiode

1919-present

Geschiedenis

The Hamilton Naturalists’ Club is a not-for profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting the natural environment of Hamilton, Ontario and the surrounding areas, through education and activism. The Club was first established in 1918, and was officially incorporated as the Hamilton Bird Protection Society in 1919. The Club’s original function was to protect and preserve birds and bird habitats from extinction. Over time, members of the Club broadened their scope to include all aspects of the natural world, changing their name to the Hamilton Nature Club. This name remained in place until 1959, when they officially became known as the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club. Since the early days of the organization, members have been instrumental in raising awareness and securing the protection of the environment such as the 1927 designation of Cootes Paradise as a wildlife sanctuary by a Provincial Government order. In 1961, the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club became the first conservation society and not-for-profit organization in Canada to purchase land in perpetuity for nature and wildlife sanctuaries. For the past century, the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club and its members have worked to protect and preserve the environment through their conservation projects and programs, playing an active role in environmental issues that affect the local community.

Plaatsen

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Functies, beroepen en activiteiten

Preserves, protects and promotes the natural environment in Hamilton, Ontario.

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Beheer

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Finale

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Geheel

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Fonds processed and finding aid created by Archives Technician Kelly Bucci, in 2017.

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Bronnen

Hamilton Naturalists Club. "About Us." Accessed June 19, 2017. http://www.hamiltonnature.org/about-us/about-the-hnc/.

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